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in his own defense. his attorneys have stayed tight-lipped so far but there is speculation that bulger will want to testify. he's facing a slew of charges, including 19 counts of murder. if he's found guilty of even some at age 83, he'll likely spend the rest of his life in prison. robert fitzpatrick wrote a book about trying to stop bulger. this case has been full of fireworks. deborah feyerick has been live. bring us up to date on this case. >> his lawyers have asked that the jury be sequestered during deliberations. prosecutors are against it and the judge is going to have to decide that. it's still not clear whether bulger is going to testify. they are going to testify over the period of two witnesses. key among them, a mother whose daughter was killed by bulger and her ex-boyfriend. she's going to be called to testify that her daughter was being sexually molested by the man and therefore he had a greater motive to kill her. also on this list of witnesses is a crime associate who is likely to take the fifth. the reason is that he was actually implicated in one of the murders. now,
>> shepard: the news begins anew. the defense it set to make the case for "whitey" bulger, charged with 19 brutal murders. the trial has already seen explosive testimony. screaming matches. lots of f bombs, and now there's a chance that "whitey" bulger himself may take the stand. also, we're hearing soon we'll get a verdict in the biggest leak of classified information this country has ever seen. a controversial case that could put army private bradley manning in prison for the rest of his life. we'll break down with the judge, judge andrew napolitano, but a whole water park is shut down now an young swimmer caught a deadly parasite, one that eats away your brain. we'll talk to a doctor about what families need to know on how to prevent it. that's all ahead, unless breaking news changes everything. on "studio b." >> shepard: fir from fox at 3:00 in new york city. the mob trial of "whitey" bulger, and the case moves to the defense now. lawyers for the accused mob boss said, yes, he ran a criminal enterprise for decades. still they say he did not take part in any of the 19 murders wi
manning's court-martial is almost over, the defense summing up today. manning, a u.s. army private, is accused of aiding the enemy by sending hundreds of thousands of top secret government documents to wikileaks. meanwhile, the prosecution blasting manning as a traitor, an anarchist. molly henneberg live in d.c. with the latest. what do we expect from the defense today, molly? >> reporter: the defense attorney said it would take about two hours to give his closing argument and that aiding the enemy charge you were just talking about, rick, it's key. it's the most serious one of the 21 charges against 25-year-old private bradley manning. and could land him in prison for life if he's convicted. the attorney said yesterday about his closing argument, quote: you're going to hear what the truth sounds like. the government has its job, but there's nobody who could believe what they said. and on the prosecution's five-plus-hourlong closing argument, he said, quote: if it takes you that long to get your point across, you know it is not true. the court-martial's happening at fort meade outs
been six iterations of a defense in the irs case. but remember, lois learner disclosed at a conference, that's how we learned about it. then we went into it was two rogue agents, then it went to, well, it was a progressive group so we're targeted to not just conservative groups, so as long as we treat two different sets of people improperly, at least it's not discrimination. now the new defense is, well, the president himself didn't know about it. if that's the new standard for i am -- impropriety in this town, that the president didn't even know about it? >> if they had been denied right at the get-go, then they could have appealed it to another part of the irs. instead, what was so sadistic about this and so painful, they were in this no man's land and they couldn't appeal it. they would have been far better off if the irs agents, whoever was involved in this, however high it went, if they simply said no and denied it so they could appeal it. but instead they strung them out. >> that suggested more culpability, and you're right, it's as if they just gave up. these are average america
in a strong national defense, how do you have enough funding? i'm willing to cut entire departments. my problem with some of the more liberal members of the republican party is, they're not willing to cut spending other places in order to preserve national defense. >> joining me now is robert george, editorial writer for new york post, josh barrel and tim carnie, senior political columnist for the washington examiner. visiting fellow at the enterprise institute. you're team paul in this one, i take it? what do you think -- why do you think this is a good fight for the republicans to have? i sense you do think it is. and why is paul the one that you're backing, that you feel speaks for the party the best. >> first let me say i do not accept rand paul's premise that eating bacon makes you gain weights, i think it's the carbs. in the foreign policy realm, what we need and in the national security realm, as far as nsa, spying and the great stuff that you and glenn were talking about earlier, what we need is a robust debate and there hasn't been that in the republican party for a long time.
to decide his sentence. i was told a short time ago in today's hearing prosecutors and defense attorneys have gone back and forth on the expertise of a general who is a military official and that person may be testifying on the damage to national security. >> on the point the head of wikileaks has weighed in on the damage caused by manning's leaks. >> there's been no accusation that anyone was come to any harm as a result of his leaks. investigation, prosecution for tor chture have taken place bece of the leaks. >> thanks very much. bryaned to reporting for us. >>> sleeping on the job and stealing from passengers. damaging new report against the tsa. the same agency charged with keeping us safe. "and one of the most efficient trucking networks," "with safe, experienced drivers." "we work directly with manufacturers," "eliminating costly markups," "and buy directly from local farmers in every region of the country." "when you see our low prices, remember the wheels turning behind the scenes, delivering for millions of americans, everyday. "dedication: that's the real walmart" [ all ] who'
on amendments to a nearly $600 billion defense bill that would block the nsa from gathering phone records of millions of americans. tara mergener is in washington with more on that. good morning, tara. >> good morning, anne-marie. white house press secretary jay carney released a statement late last night saying that while the president is open to a discussion of domestic surveillance tactics, the house amendment stripped the nsa of one of its most important counterterrorism tools. me meanwhile it could also have an impact on how the u.s. gets involved in the conflict in syria. general chief alexander made an emergency visit to capitol hill on tuesday. he asked lawmakers from both parties to oppose an amendment to a defense bill that would stop his agency from collecting phone records from millions of americans. the legislation is one of the first actions by congress against the nsa since former contractor edward snowden leaked details of the agency's domestic spying programs last month. michigan republican congressman justin amosh introduced the amendment and believes it has a good chanc
on the jury of self defense, but eric holder, the attorney general announced that the department of justice is investigating zimmerman for possible civil right's violation, even though the fbi report and sanford police report ashes parentally showed there was no racialab knownimus. it has put stand your ground in the public spot light as well as the death of trayvon martin. back to you. >> thank you, eric. rrn i like a clean kitchen. i don't do any cleaning. i make dirt. ♪ i'm not big enough or strong enough for this. there should be some way to make it easier. [ doorbell rings ] [ morty ] here's a box, babe. open it up. oh my goodness! what is a wetjet? some kind of a mopping device. there's a lot of dirt on here. morty, look at how easy it is. it's almost like dancing. [ both humming ] this is called the swiffer dance. and you know what i walked out with? [ slurps ] [ dad ] a new passat. [ dad ] 0% apr. 60 months. done and done. [ dad ] in that driveway is a german-engineered piece of awesome. that i got for 0% apr. good one, dad. thank you, dalton. [ male announcer ] it's the car you w
a case that they are going to go forward with and it is going to be very difficult for the defense to counter that. of course, the way the defense always corrects that is to say hey, listen, you got a deal. you are really the bad guy. you made a deal in order to exculpate yourself from some kind of criminal responsibility, criminal liability. this case is very early now. this is moving very quickly. there is going to be a lot of procedural process that happens. this grand jury indictment probably is going to move the case right to trial. but i wouldn't expect to see a trial in this case for many months to come. >> ortiz is particularly interesting in this case because he is the co-defendant that's come forward and said that another co-defendant involved actually told him hernandez is the individual that actually shot the gun and killed odin llyod. his testimony will be particularly crucial in this case. you could see him coming forward and testifying in the hearing. hearsay is allowed. >> we will have to wait ask see what happens. thank you. we will discuss other legal cases later
-examination, by bulger's defense lawyer, who was trying to shake him from his testimony that he personally saw bulger kill several people, including deborah hussey, flemmi's stepdaughter, to keep her quiet. >> the worse criminal conduct in the history of this city. >> reporter: the prosecution is expected to rest by the end of this week. for "good morning america," ron claiborne, abc news, new york. >>> and now, we turn to the new drug scandal rocking baseball. former mvp ryan braun has been suspended for the rest of the season. alex rodriguez of the yankees could soon be slapped with an even stiffer penalty. and abc's paula faris has more on what this means for the game's biggest stars. >> reporter: ryan braun may be just the first to fall from grace. >> i hope that ryan braun is forever remembered as the most despicable liar in the history of baseball. >> reporter: sources tell abc's sister network, espn, that alex rodriguez is among roughly 20 major leaguers who may soon face suspension. they're being investigated for violating the league's drug policy. the movement in the investigation comes afte
manslaughte manslaughter. >> not guilty. >> zimmerman claims he shot trayvon mart 9 self-defense and now in hiding. after protest supporting trayvon sparked nationwide. >> i think if there had been one or even 2 more mady back there, this could have been hung jury. >>reporter: mady says she still wrestles with whether she made the right decision. >> standby the decision because of the law. standby the decision because of my heart, he would have been guilty. >>reporter: mady says she owes martin parents an apology because she feels she was forcefully included in his death. this is abc news los angeles. >> you can see more of mady exclusive interview with gma anchor robin roberts on "nightline"tonight at 12:35 and again tomorrow morning on good morning america. >> investigators believe excessive speed was to blame for the train derailment in spain. chilling video shows the train racing around a curve more than double the speed limit. 110 miles an hour. train suddenly jumped the track. 80 people killed. including woman from virginia. train engineer is now under investigation several
that that is not true. >> reporter: now, weiner is reduced to playing defense. >> i'm hoping that sooner of later we get back to the issues that people care about. >> reporter: this morning, weiner's uphill battle continues to captivate and more often disturb. if we look at another cover, this one from "the daily news," where eliot spitzer, who has his own problems, calls weiner a bad husband. you know this has become a circus. >> when eliot spitzer is criticizing -- >> he's running for comptroller, too. >> exactly. new york city is going to be an interesting place for the next couple months. susan saulny, thank you for your reporting. we appreciate it. >>> a lot of other news overnight. and as always, for a look at the overnight headlines, we turn to mr. ron claiborne. >> good morning, everyone. a decision could come as soon as today on the fate of bradley manning, for allegedly leaking classified documents to wikileaks. lawyers on both sides gave their closing arguments on friday. now, the military court judge has started deliberations. they will continue through the weekend. a verdict could come at a
the constitution says they have to have a defense that we can't afford apparently? i met yesterday with maryland district court judges, about eight of them, and they raised this issue as one of critical importance and one of the judges, a reagan appointee, was obviously very animated at how we were undermining the very essence of the judicial system. surely no one on this floor intends to do that. at the defense department 650,000 vifflian workers are already -- civilian workers are already being furloughed two days a month. that's an effective cut and pay by 20%. the hardworking people whom we rely to maintain the national security of our country. on july 2 i visited with pax ian defense works from and talked with those who were forced to stay at home without pay. they were concerned about their family's finances but, mr. speaker, these hardworking and patriotic public servants were far more worried about support for our troops on the field on friday when many are forced to stay at home. they can't legally come to work and volunteer their time. the sequester is hurting morale and putting our na
class. the best defense against all of these forces, global competition, economic polarization, is the strength of the community. so we need to -- we need a new push to rebuild rundown neighborhoods. we need new partnerships. we need new partnerships for some of the hardest hit towns of america, to get them back on their feet. and because no one who works full time in america should have to live in poverty, i'm going to keep making the case that we need to raise the minimum wage because it's lower right now than it was when ronald reagan took office, it's time for the minimum wage to go up. [ cheers and applause ] we're not a people who allow chance of birth to decide life's biggest winners or losers. and after years in which we've seen how easy it can be for any of us to fall on hard times, folks in galesburg, folks in the quad cities, you know there are people who work hard. sometimes they get a bad break. plant leaves. somebody gets sick. somebody loses a home. we've seen it in our family and our friends and our neighbors. we've seen it happen, and that means we cannot turn
defenses against attacks on information system and realizes the seriousness of this matter. they are asking anyone who uses sunet any affiliates or someone contracts with them, change their passwords. do this maybe in a week or in two weeks just depending on what they determine in their investigation. a spokes person i got off the phone with said he couldn't release any more information. they are not going to be talking to us on camera. they really don't want to hamper the investigation. so that's all we know for now. trying to talk to people to see if anybody knows about it. students and faculty and staff were informed of this. ktvu channel 2 news. >> an internet gaming cafe appears to have reopened when it shut down when a news crew showed up and started asking questions. the hills internet cafe is back in business. when our crew went inside customers were playing games and winning money. we asked the manager about the legality of the machines. the manager told everyone to leave and closed down. city attorney is threatening to file an injunction to force it to permanently close. neighbors
language, defensive language, it does not help the process and it is beneath the dignity of this body and this country. >> i'm joined by republican strategist noel and democratic consultant and columnist jason stanford. karl rove trying to put out the fire on this issue. i have a new poll that shows 2 out of 3 latinos thought antiimmigrant quotes represent many republicans in congress. they were looking at eight different quotes from republican lawmake lawmakers. when you look at this, with more steve king's out there can they make it around the corner here? >> you know, when i heard about this i'm like, dear god! this is the last thing we need! i wrote a book called branding america where i address the problems of the gop has on attracting minorities and especially hispanics. this is icing on the i cake and it's irritating to see this in our party. >> can you reverse it when you got these sorts of comments coming from like individuals like steve king and you look at those polls? >> what you can do is get other representatives to make a better mark, to make better statements and to ac
, she is. >> no doubt. >> beginning with former congressman anthony weiner on the defensive once again over x-rated text messages and sexy photos. >> weiner with his wife at his side says he will not drop out of the new york city mayoral race. wabc's dave evans has the latest. >> reporter: anthony weiner, braved the cameras with his wife huma and admitted yes he kept on sexting after he resigned from congress, after he went away to rehab, and even after last summer's warm and fuzzy "people" magazine feature and the candidate seemed surprised that we were surprised. >> that is why if you remember in the early days of the campaign, people were pressing me for -- is there more out there? i said, yes. i said that there was. >> reporter: but the star of show was the wife. huma abedin used to work for hillary clinton and she almost never speaks publicly. >> we discussed all of this before anthony decided to run for mayor. so, really what i want to say is, i love him, i have forgiven him, i believe in him. >> reporter: and then huma said she and her husband are moving forward. the news makes
to right center. blanco, some trouble out there. defense, a bit of a struggle for the giants on this night. mike leake driving one to center. that would have been a good play by blanco. they fall to 1-6, versus the reds this season. >>> how about the a's in houston, takening on the astros. cespedes making his first start since the all-star break. seventh inning here. eric sogard. that lead cut to one. seth smith comes in to score. travis blackley on the mound. giving up the go ahead two-run home run to coco crisp. the a's win again. final score, 4-3. >>> football is right around the corner. and the 49ers veterans reported to training camp understand that hard work pays off. >> our secondary was ranked number four in the league last year. we were pretty good. but being ranked number four, you ain't ranked number one. there's some things we can get better at. >> continue to do the hard things that nobody else want to do. getting up earlier than everybody else. going home later. it's no secret formula to it. it's hard work. >> knowing what it takes to get to where we got last year. we know th
he shot trayvon mart 9 self-defense and now in hiding. after protest supporting trayvon sparked nationwide. >> i think if there had been one or even 2 more mady back there, this could have been hung jury. >>reporter: mady says she still wrestles with whether she made the right decision. >> standby the decision because of the law. standby the decision because of my heart, he would have been guilty. >>reporter: mady says she owes martin parents an apology because she feels she was forcefully included in his death. this is abc news los angeles. >> you can see more of mady exclusive interview with gma anchor robin roberts on "nightline"tonight at 12:35 and again tomorrow morning on good morning america. >> investigators believe excessive speed was to blame for the train derailment in spain. chilling video shows the train racing around a curve more than double the speed limit. 110 miles an hour. train suddenly jumped the track. 80 people killed. including woman from virginia. train engineer is now under investigation several on line blog say 52-year-old francisco ammo posted t
's taking the hacking seriously and it's upgrading its computer defense system. >>> two democratic politicians from opposite sides of the country are under fire for sex scandals. new york city mayoral candidate anthony weiner admitting to "sexting" more women and more women are accusing san diego's mayor of sexual harassment. san francisco representative nancy pelosi had something to say about both. >> the conduct of some of these people that we're talking about here is reprehensible. it's so disrespectful of women and what's really stunning about is they don't even realize it. they don't have a clue. and it is really -- if they're clueless, get a clue. if they need therapy, do it in private. >> yeah. apparently, uhm, the, uhm, -- weiner says he is not going to drop out of the mayor's race despite all the revelations. so we'll see what happens there. meanwhile, four more women are accusing san diego mayor bob filner of harassment. that makes seven women who have come forward claiming to be groped or kissed by the san diego mayor. filner refused to answer reporter questions about al
and upgrading its defense system. >> in san diego tonight, it just keeps getting worse. four more women have come forward saying that the mayor tried to grope them. all are prominent community members, two business women. a university dean, even a retired navy admiral. if you're keeping score, that brings the number of accusers to seven. the mayor refused to answer questions today. he is also refusing repeated calls to resign. >>> and in new york, anthony weiner is still running for mayor even though we have learned that carlos danger as he liked to be called was sexting a woman named cindy leathers. >> reporter: this is the woman behind the latest scandal involving anthony weiner. 23-year-old cindy leathers said that she and weiner exchanged racy photos and message starting in july of 2012. weiner described his desire to continue the x-rating exchanges. >> he is an argumentative perpetually horny middle aged man and at the time i was like, oh, no you're not. but yes, he is. >> reporter: their online relationship ended after about six months. leathers says that weiner started controlling her
behind stellar pitching and smothering defense and timely hitting. and even though they used a different closer down the stretch this one still had a beard to fear. >> giants hope this will change their fort yunz for this season, they've lost 22 of the last 30 games, currently in last place in national league west. >> president mentions organic garden plan for at and t park. the vegetables will be used for restaurants around the stadium and the president said should encourage children to eat healthy foods. >> michelle would say it's okay to have a hot dog once in a whi. i don't want everybody to get carry wade and think they have to have kale every time they got go to the ballpark. >> take a look at this shot showing area from a different perspective. it will be available for demonstrations and private events. >> i don't think we're ready forgive me peanuts, cracker jack and a side order of kale. >> we're not quite there yet. spencer would welcome the kale. what, no kale? then, i'll watch from home. we've got low clouds and fog and we have smoke in the air as well. there are wildfires bu
with the man responsible for morsi's ouster the defense minister assisi. she tries to work with both to pull them back from the brink. all eyes on the protests where thousands of morsi supporters have been camped out since morsi's ouster. they're demanding his reinstatement. but the government has asked them to leave. they said that needs to happen soon. the concern is that some type of an operation will be launched in order to forcibly remove them from those camps and that could quickly evolve into a bloody confrontation. here in cairo, the streets are tense today. the muslim brotherhood has called for another big protest. they're saying it's going to be a million man march. and of course, the last time there were big protests here on friday, more than 70 protesters were gunned down and killed by the next day. so certainly, everybody here a little bit on edge. clarissa ward, cbs news, cairo. >>> in washington, the latest round of mideast peace talks resumes tonight. the meetings opened last night with a dinner hosted by secretary of state john kerry jewish settlements, the fate of palestini
. >> the defense prisoner of war missing personnel office announced remains were identified may 30th this year, matching dna samples given by his niece and nephew. his family says the story should bring hope to families of missing military personnel. >> just keep hoping and you know, they're out there. they'll find them. >> the funeral will take place this thursday at golden gate national kem tear in san bruno. he will be buried with full military honor autos happening now voters in santa clara county district two are voting for a new supervisor today. the vice mayor is in a special runnoff election they'll be sentenced for illegally spending public funds to finance a gambling addiction. >> let's check on the forecast. >> here is a look at live doppler 7 hd. smoke from wildfires burning up in southwestern oregon continue to work down into the bay area. we have a lower level of parlit matter. you can see evidence in this live view from our camera. the smoke mixing in with low clouds and fog. 62 degrees in san francisco. 75 san jose. 59 in half moon bay. another view from mount tam of the skmaiz
manhattan. was on trial for the murder of a woman named elmer stands. mr weeks's defense attorneys were aaron burr and alexander hamilton. kind of interesting. really was remarkable trial that took place as the country was coming into being and to have these two rivals as your defense attorney. and won't give away the ending of the trial or the book itself. remarkable book as well. so far that is the book, books i am presently reading. >> let us know what you are reading this summer, tweet us at booktv. post it on our facebook page or send us an e-mail at >> the first problem with conventional ways of explaining secularization has to do with the historical time line. secularization has been understood by most great modern thinkers and for that matter plenty of mediocre ones as a process in which religion slowly but surely vanishes from the earth or it least it's more sophisticated precinct. as people become more educated and prosperous the collective story goes, the same people come to find themselves more skeptical of religion's premises. they find themselves less ne
a great familiarity with our foreign policy making apparatus. the state department dollar defense department and all that. having said that, i think mrs. kennedy will do a fine job. the real key is access to the president. if you have access to the president, everything follows. she is a subsidy person, and that is the second real qualification. think she will do quite well. dagen: is this about adjusting to the japanese culture? how difficult is that? >> it is somewhat difficult. japan is different, even asians will say that it is a different place. but you know these are great allies, great friends of the united states. they will go out of their way to try to be helpful to mrs. kennedy or any american ambassador. i think she's going to find it to be one of the greatest experiences of life. i think life will never be the same after it. is just such a varied background that you're dealing with. one minute someone will be talking to you about agriculture in the next about nuclear weapons. japan is so central to american foreign policy in the pacific that it is an intellectually cha
as secretary of defense being lambasted for saying you go to war with the army that you have. he was absolutely right. it sounded callous at the time but would you have to do is remain flexible. one of the things i had run into in researching this story and doing the story was if other opponents know that counterinsurgency is difficult for us and we are moving away from that and not applying mraps mraps will they adopt the strategies to hit us in our weak spot. it's absolutely true. for that reason i think a lot of the lessons that were learned in iraq and afghanistan despite some distaste for warfare need to be maintained. i'm not a big fan of getting rid of all but mraps that we spend tens of millions of dollars on. we may need them again but the idea that you are training for the last war at least in this case is not what they are doing. they are trying to train for what they think would be another war instead of a small war or counterinsurgency. i would like to think that they are flexible enough to be able to do both to preserve those lessons but the really scary emerging threats are happe
to wikileaks. the most serious charge is aiding the enemy. the defense argued that he was naive and just wanted the world to know the atrocities of war. >>> a los angeles county district attorney is asking the court to keep 62-year-old christopher hubbart in a state hospital until legal issues over where he will live are resolved. he's due to be released in los angeles county in november. but the district attorney says he should be released in santa clara county where he lived when he admitted to raping and sexually assaulting 38 women across the state. >>> neighbors stood side by side with oakland city leaders to declare they're fed up with violent crime. as cara liu reports a recent set of attacks is pushing these citizens to step up and take action. >> enough is enough, and that oakland is not going to live like this anymore. >> we live here and we're not going to stay in our houses and hide from them and let them take over. >> reporter: expressing outrage over recent violence, city and community leaders took a stand saying oakland needs help. >> the county has offered. we were too proud and
the workers made it out alive. so far, so good. >>> the defense in the fabrice tourre case didn't call any witnesses. so closing arguments set for today. jury deliberations expected to start tomorrow. the former goldman sachs trader is accused of secretly helping paulson and company construct $2 billion deal that could bet against. good to find clients on both sides of the trade. mary thompson is covering the story and will join us at 8:40 eastern. >>> two stars of the reality show "the housewives of new jersey" will be in court today. federal prosecutors charge them with just being totally obnoxious and unwatchable. no, i'm sorry, with 39 -- and totally irrelevant. no, 39 counts of fraud, alleging they used fake pay stubs, tax returns and w-2s to secure $5 million in loans before trying to declare bankruptcy. the stars, that's who they are. right there. know how to say that? >> teresa and joe giudice. i heard it on npr. >> 30 years in prison and millions of dollars in fines if convicted. >> problem? sister network. >> pretty good show. really. i don't know about these people. the show is
yesterday i told the voters other texts and photos were likely to come out and today they have. that defense sounds to me like hey, voters, you were warned. >> let's say he is the chuck yager of sex scandals. he is constantly pushing the envelope. this is the right stuff for sex scandals. nobody has ever been here before but what will be his undoing, savannah, the longer we go out from this point and press conference we'll look at the timeline and realize what he was doing and what he was saying publicly while he was having the "people" magazine articles written about anthony weiner, and the new york times magazine cover, we supposedly got a new and improved anthony weiner, and it was obviously a different person called carlos danger. >> the name he went by. i want to ask you about huma abedin. she is asking voters to make a distinction between the personal and political saying she has forgiven him but hasn't she herself blurred that line now by putting herself into the campaign? she is in the campaign videos and she spoke yesterday at the news conference. >> what she did yesterday was extra
helps create a food seal defense for a clean mouth and kills bacteria for fresh breath. ♪ fixodent, and forget it. >>> welcome back. 23 minutes now past the hour. quick headlines for you. how does this happen? 1,000 inmates break out of a lybian prison. prisoners started a riot after security guards open fired on three that tried to escape. and pope francis drawing millions to rio's beach for the last night of world youth day. many have stuck around for an all night slumber party ahead of the final mass this morning. >>> mike, anna? >> you know what we're going to do, we have a history lesson. very interesting. >> very interesting. 23 minutes after the hour. we all know about washington and jefferson and adams but there is another group that helped gain american's independence and make it the country that it is today. that history some what forgotten about. >> our next guest is telling his story in their book. the founding conservatives author and professor from nyu, professor of the polytech institute. good to see you. >> thank you. >> i live on washington square park. washington
, now white collar criminal defense attorney. we have don steinbrook, a managing member at agecraft, and also cnbc's own robert frank. guys, where do you even begin with this story? don, perhaps we'll start with you. obviously, this party was for a good cause. but at some point, when is it just become tone deaf to do something like this? >> you know, i think it's not good public relations for steve cohen, but i think as far as s.a.c. goes, it's completely irrelevant. i don't think it will have any impact on the d.a., how they approach this case. i think given where the firm is, they're not able to raise any money currently, so it won't reduce the marketability of the fund. i think as far as investors that are still with the fund, i think this party's not going to have any impact on whether they decide to stay or leave. >> michael, maybe it doesn't have that big of an impact that way, but is there an issue with this party? i mean, let's assume it was some longstanding thing, if it was, in fact, for charity. does it even matter? >> well, if it's a longstanding event for some charity,
witness account. followed live at 10:00 as president obama and defense secretary chuck hagel pay tribute to americans who served american history tv every weekend on c-span 3. >>> thursday president obama delivered his first in a series of speeches on the economy and the middle class. next some of what speaker john boehner said in response to the speech. see this and other events related to the president's speech any time on our website, >> mr. speaker, my colleagues i was interested today to hear that the president of going to give a speech about the economy. after all republicans have a growth plan for growth and jobs. we've been focused on that plan and certainly welcome the president's ideas. but the white house said it's not expected to say anything new in our no new proposal in the speech. the president himself said -- change any minds, all right. well, so exactly what will change? what is the point? what is it going to accomplish? probably got the answer, nothing. it's a hollow shell. it's an easter egg with no candy. if the president wants to help he ought to improve
two children. the defense tried to claim he drank antifreeze to commit suicide. >>> the father of trayvon martin is on a mission, vowing to keep trayvon martin's name not dragged through the mud as it was during the trial. as for zimmerman, his first post verdict for ray into the public eye is raising some questions now. here is abc's matt gutman. >> reporter: they were the words of a father channeling anguish into action on capitol hill. >> i vow to do everything in my power not to give up the fight for him, not only to fight for trayvon but to fight for so many other young, black and brown boys of this country. >> reporter: after george zimmerman was acquitted of murdering 17-year-old trayvon martin, his father, tracy martin, made the opening remarks at the first-ever meeting of the congressional caucus on black men and boys. martin, a truck driver by profession, has appeared in multiple interviews and public appearances since the july 13th verdict. george zimmerman had all but disappeared until last week when police say he happened upon an suv that rolled over and helped the
member -- but i always say i am a big spender in two areas -- defense and infrastructure. that is what we are supposed to be doing here, if you read the constitution. i am upset with some of my conservative friends who make statements on the floor as we were trying to get this bill passed that we are really not right. in fact, the conservative position was to do a re- authorization as opposed to doing extensions tom extensions you could argue that take 30% off the top or 28%. we know it takes a lot of money out of the system. you cannot plan for it. you cannot put the reforms. we have more reforms in our bill a year ago than all other bills, i think, combined. you don't get that with extensions. so we will be faced with this thing. group, thenservative americans -- the american conservative union, correctly use the statement i used on the floor saying the conservative position is to come up with a good, healthy re-authorization bill and start doing what the constitution says we are supposed to be doing. i just know that we are going to do the best we can, and we are going to work as a tea
, defense sector, in counterterrorism and a number of other areas. it's a strong relationship. i think the frustration we are all hearing from the business committee and others is that this relationship is not nearly achieving its potential precisely because of the policies that you identify. and that's a message we conveyed to our indian government counterparts last week, both from ourselves but also from the american business community. and the american business community that is interested in india that wants india to succeed and wants to invest there. our hope is that through these dialogues and including the trade policy forum, other high level dialogues, including at the vice president will be going there, i believe next week, and will be conveying similar messages, that we can help the indian government move towards addressing some of these concerns. we've seen some movement, even this week. we know there is more u.s. pork sent to a central american country of 7.7 million population compared to the european countries that make up 500 million. i think there needs to be some dispi
in self-defense. the jury acquitted him i said there was not enough evidence to convict him. >> we will be back after the break on harry stanley roberts with some people behaving badly. >> this is a trash can yes a trash can, but this in no ordinary garbage can, it's a very naughty trash receptacle nats: ambiance some how this can posted itself up here near the corner of elderwood and cherrywood drive in martiniez and it's full of stuff like, used motor oil, dog litter bags. kelly moore paint cans, mineral spirits, and a used slurpee cup nats: ambiance and this can dosen't care what anyone thinks expecially the person that cited the can yes it has been cited according to this notice posted it is in violation because its wheels were not no wheels also the container lid was not closed . wait it has no lid either and the container was too close to cars/ mail boxes/ basketball hoops ect apparently 100 feet is to close so it would seem that this trashcan is in violating all the codes of being .well a trashcan so here it sits since nats: the trash can has been here since the regularly sc
on tuesday. and surprisingly, her husband came to her defense. john muller has all of the details. >> reporter: julia muirfield waking up behind bars. during her sentencing, she exchanged warm smiles with the husband she plotted to the murder. and that husband, despite it all, calls her wonderful. this is the tape that sealed julia merfeld's type. >> it's easier than divorcing him. >> reporter: the 21-year-old, caught offering a hitman $50,000 to end her husband's life. just so she wouldn't have to end their marriage. >> i know what i did was wrong. and i take responsibility for it. >> reporter: on tuesday, a significantly more somber merfeld, appeared in court for sentencing. but in a business senior twist, the husband, jacob, the man she said she wanted to kill, asked the judge to lighten her sentence. >> forgive my wife for all she has done in this act of hatred. for this, she has been a wonderful person. >> reporter: merfeld was caught on tape, making a deal with a man she thought was a hitman for hire. it turns out, he was an undercover cop. >> you can do it painlessly. >> re
are the last line of defense between you and any would-be evil-doers at the airport.are engaging in misconduct that could put fliers at risk. shannon travis reports. >> remember this three years ago: a t-s-a officer at new jersey's newark airport leaves his security post. and a man breezes through, prompting a security scare, for hours? a government report released tuesday shows startling incidents like these happen far too often: it says misconduct from t-s- a workers is up 26-percent over three years. to some 96-hundred cases. and there may be more, since some offenses may never be reported. things like: sleeping on the job. stealing cash out of luggage. t-s-a workers leaving their posts. even letting friends or family go through security without being screened. members of congress, holding a hearing wednesday, were outraged. >> "some of the incidents have been totally embarrassing." >> "stealing is stealing, and these are instances of stealing from american travelers." >> reporter: >> reporter: the t-s-a defended its handling of misconduct. >> "i've given you my word. if they're stealing, t
. it was offered as an amendment to a $600 billion defense spending bill. the bill passed by the amendment failed. it was pretty close. the amendment would have ended the agency's ability to collect phone records and met at that data unless it -- ph*et at meta data unless it identified to a specific person. >> it is important we keep fighting to protect civil liberties and the constitution. that is what the american people are asking for. >>gretchen: the top secret fights in courte programt week. >>> this pair of killer heels, the replica shoes were confiscated at la guardia new york. the shoes could have been checked into luggage. an agent tweeted the photo to warn other fliers about what not to wear. i can't see. >>steve: a little handgun. let's talk a little bit about the big news yesterday. the president of the united states went to galesburg, illinois, where he outdid himself. he has been known to give long speeches. yesterday that speech there was the next to longest speech he's ever givens president of the united states. >>brian: it was over an hour? >>steve: it was 80-something minutes. f
manslaughter. >> not guilty. >> reporter: zimmerman claims heap shot trayvon martin in self defense and is now in hiding. >> justice for -- >> trayvon martin. >> reporter: after protests supporting trayvon sparked nationwide. >> i think if there had been one or two more matties could have been a hung jury. >> reporter: mattie wrestles with whether she made the right decision. >> i stand by the decision because of the law. if i stand by the decision because of my heart he would have been guilty. >> reporter: mattie owes trayvon martin's parents an apology she feels she was forcefully included in his death. brandi hitt, abc news, los angeles. >> see much more of robin's interview with juror b-29 later on "good morning america." >> well this is not a good week for new york mayor candidate anthony weiner. new revelations about his online sexual relationships are making his prospects worse. volunteering at a soup kitchen weiner said he may have sexted three women since he left congress in disgrace. then he kept talking. >> it's not dozens and dozens. it is -- six to ten. i suppose. but i can't tell
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